book reviews

The Vegetarian Book Review

What happens when you combine Korean culture, an unfulfilling marriage, and a bad dream? Apparently schizophrenia and destroyed families is your answer. This is a story about a Korean woman that is ordinary in every which way. Her husband married her because she is so plain and typical. In short, he settled hardcore. It was Read more

Washington Black Book Review

Back around 2012 or so, I went to an author event where Esi Edugyan read an excerpt from her other book, Half Blood Blues. Her writing is something special. It flows seamlessly and absorbs you into the story. I have been looking forward to reading her new book, Washington Black, for quite some time. It Read more